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Valle d’Aosta in the north west of Italy

Valle d’Aosta is a region in the north west of Italy  and has its borders with France in the west and Switzerland in the North. The Aosta Valley, as it is known in English, has the region of Piedmont in its south and east. It is called Val d’Aosta in French and the regional capital of the region is Aosta. It is the smallest region in Italy and has a population of only 120,000 people. Valle d’Aosta, as its name defines, is a valley in the Alps and some of the well known peaks are of Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa and the Matterhorn, with Mont Blanc being the highest peak and well known. Valle d’Aosta is a single province and is divided into 74 communes.
Valle d’Aosta in the north west of Italy…

Tuscany or Toscana

Tuscany, known as Toscana in Italian, is extended over the heart of central Italy. It is roughly triangular in shape and touches the northern part of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Situated near the central Apennines, Tuscany is surrounded by mountain ranges and few plains. Florence is the regional capital of Tuscany and also its historical center. The population of Tuscany is 3.6 million people and it has an area of 8,876 sq. miles. This region is known as the greatest repository of art in the whole world as it contains masterpieces of paintings, sculptures and architecture. Some of the important cities of Tuscany, other than Florence, are Siena, Pisa, Pistoia, Lucca, Massa, Prato, Arezzo, Grosseto and Livorno.
Tuscany or Toscana…

Trentino-Alto Adige in the North of Italy

Trentino-Alto Adige is an autonomous region in the North of Italy. It is bordered by Austria in the north and by Switzerland in the north-west. It is bordered by Lombardy and Veneto in the west and the south respectively. It is also known as the rooftop of Italy.

Trentino-Alto Adige in the North of Italy…

Sicily or Sicilia

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean sea and is called Sicilia in Italian. Sicily is located at the southern most tip of Italy and was once a city state in its own right known as the Kingdom of Sicily. After the Italian unification in 1860, Sicily became an autonomous part of the country of Italy. The name of Sicily is well versed with in the journals of volcanology. Mount Etna is Sicily’s most famous, tallest active volcano in Europe and one of the most active one in the whole of the world. There are also smaller areas in Sicily with small inactive and little active volcanoes in the surrounding small islands of Sicily. There are also many non-volcanic mountain ranges in Sicily; there are Eeiri Mountains in central Sicily, Sicani to the west and Hyblaean in the south east. In the north, Sicily has the Madonie, Nebrodi and Peloritani mountain ranges.
Sicily or Sicilia…

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